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NEW YORK — Politics can be a bruising business. But President Donald Trump took a break from battling the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry to watch another bloodsport Saturday, drawing a mixed response at a UFC match at a raucous Madison Square Garden. Both loud boos and cheers could be heard as Trump, joined by his adult …

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Fierce, dry Santa Ana winds off the Southern California mountains eased early on Friday, helping firefighters make progress in corralling major wildfires that have displaced thousands of residents. A fresh spate of wildfires had roared to life on Thursday in hilly neighborhoods outside Los Angeles, destroying homes and forcing yet more …

Perched on a hill overlooking Simi Valley and Moorpark, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library offers sweeping views. But that location has long made it vulnerable to wildfires. On Wednesday, the fast-moving Easy fire had surrounded the library, which was closed to the public. Those in the library were sheltering in place. Firefighters were at the …

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, flanked by Facebook Vice President of Global Public Policy Joel Kaplan in Paris in 2018. (Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images) Ctrl + N Sen. Elizabeth Warren singled out Facebook policy chief Joel Kaplan as she launched a plan to “slam shut the revolving door” between Washington and large corporations.  The Massachusetts Democrat and …

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new process turns polyethylene into motor oil When Kenneth Poeppelmeier opened the reactor vessel in his lab and saw liquid, he said it was a real “eureka moment”. “All of us were so excited,” he told BBC News. Prof Poeppelmeier and his colleagues at Northwestern University in Illinois, …

Oct 20, 2019 at 10:03 pm ET • 1 min read Thanks to fumbles on the Eagles’ first two offensive series, the Cowboys leaped out to an immediate 14-point lead in a huge clash between two frontrunners in the NFC East on Sunday night, and even after the Eagles responded to cut the deficit in …

Gabbard, in a scathing response, called Clinton “the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long.” “It’s now clear that this primary is between you and me,” Gabbard wrote on Twitter. “Don’t cowardly hide behind your proxies. Join the race directly.” Clinton has …

Image copyright Yongqing Bao It looks like it ought to be the subject of a funny caption competition but this picture taken in China’s Qilian Mountains is deadly serious. The fox has surprised the marmot and a fight is about to begin that will result in the rodent being killed. Not even the intervention of …

LOS ANGELES — A wind-whipped and fast-growing brush fire broke out in a Los Angeles community Thursday night, hours after a fire in neighboring Riverside County tore through a mobile home park in Calimesa. In Calimes, about 70 miles east of Los Angeles, 74 structures were destroyed and 16 others were damaged, officials said. The …

Gennadiy Golovkin is once again a middleweight champion, but he had to walk through hell to get there. Late on Saturday night, he won a hard fought unanimous decision over Sergiy Derevyanchenko by scores of 114-113, 115-112 and 115-112 to capture the vacant IBF belt. “I told you, he’s a very tough guy,” Golovkin said …